Sky Alert! pp 77-84 | Cite as

7 Spy Satellites and Military Communications

  • Les Johnson
Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)


Control the high ground and you have a good chance of controlling the outcome of a battle. This fact has been known to soldiers since the earliest days when the high ground was the hilltop upon which communities would build their homes - making them defensible during an attack and affording them with a high probability of seeing the advance of a possible adversary long before they were close enough to be a real threat.


Nuclear Weapon High Ground Military Communication Rocket Launch Signal Intelligence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Les Johnson
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  1. 1.MadisonUSA

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